Round up of action in Eastern Europe
BELGRADE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Round-up of the weekend soccer action in eastern Europe.
RUSSIA - Champions and front-runners CSKA Moscow were held to a 0-0 draw at lowly Amkar Perm and Spartak Moscow stayed two points behind them with six matches to play in the race for the title after a 1-1 draw at arch-rivals Torpedo.
Lokomotiv Moscow slipped from second to third and trail the leaders by three points after a 4-1 defeat at fourth-placed Zenit St. Petersburg, who are a further point adrift.
Roman Pavlychenko headed Spartak into the lead on the hour before the home side salvaged a point with a speculative 89th minute shot by Sergey Budylin.
Lokomotiv dented their title hopes after a poor performance at Zenit condemned them to a second successive league defeat.
HUNGARY - Two penalties from Josef Kanta and a goal apiece from Krisztian Nemeth and Adam Hrepka lifted MTK Budapest to a 4-2 win at Tatabanya and the top of the table after Zalaegerszeg suffered their first league defeat of the season.
Kanta slotted home the spot kicks either side of the interval while Nemeth and Hrepka scored shortly after the hour as MTK came back from 1-0 down to win.
Zalaegerszeg fell two points behind the leaders after second-half goals from Attila Buzas and Tamas Kiss condemned them to a 2-0 defeat at Paksi SE.
SLOVAKIA - Zilina stretched their lead at the top to a massive 11 points with an impressive 3-0 win over nearest rivals Artmedia Bratislava and champions Ruzomberok stayed third a further point behind after a 1-1 home draw against Kosice.
A header and an opportunist strike by Adam Nemec either side of the break sent rampant Zilina on their way before Ivan Belak added the third in the 90th minute.
Josef Dvornik headed Ruzomberok in a 39th minute lead but the champions suffered a further setback in their bid to retain the title after Peter Krakovsky bundled in the equaliser.
POLAND - Unbeaten leaders Wisla Krakow were held to a 0-0 draw at sixth-placed Zaglebie Lubin, allowing closest rivals LKS Lodz to cut the deficit to two points with a 2-0 home win against Gornik Zabrze.
Arkadiusz Mysona fired Lodz ahead with a superb volley from 20 metres and Lukasz Madej sealed the win after rounding off a good team move.
Champions Legia Warsaw moved into third position, three points off the pace, after a 5-0 demolition of bottom team Gornik Lezcna.
UKRAINE - Dynamo Kiev, who have won nine and drawn two of their opening 11 matches, went three points clear at the top with a 3-1 home success against Stal Alchevsk after champions Shakhtar Donetsk slipped to a 1-0 home defeat by Arsenal Kiev.
A Serhiy Rebrov penalty on the hour and a fine shot by Brazilian striker Kleber gave Dynamo the win after Artyom Kasyanov had cancelled out Taras Mihalik's opener.
Georgian striker Dzhaba Kankava sank Shakhtar after driving home a spectacular shot form 25 metres in the 64th minute.
CROATIA - Champions Dinamo Zagreb strolled to a 4-0 rout of Osijek to stay in pole position on goal difference ahead of traditional rivals Hajduk Split who were 2-0 winners at Pula.
Midfielder Dino Drpic scored a brace -- an excellent free kick and a header -- while top scorer Eduardo da Silva and Mario Cvitanovic added one each for Dinamo.
Pablo Munhoz fired Hajduk ahead with a penalty after a foul on Mladen Bartolovic, who sealed the match with a fierce shot from 20 metres.
SERBIA - A Segundo Castillo header in the 84th minute gave champions and league leaders Red Star Belgrade a 1-0 win over city rivals OFK in their top of the table clash.
The result left Red Star five points ahead of OFK and six in front of third-placed Mladost Apatin, who drew 0-0 at struggling Vozdovac Belgrade.
Partizan Belgrade moved two places up to fourth after Nigerian striker Obiora Odita helped them to a 1-0 win at Hajduk Kula but still trail Red Star by nine points.
CZECH REPUBLIC - Champions Slovan Liberec leapt into the driving seat over last season's runners up Mlada Boleslav after a comfortable 4-1 home win over 10-man Plzen.
Mlada are a point behind and can go top again when they visit mid-table Brno later on Monday.
Liberec romped to a 4-0 lead before the hour mark and the visitors scored a consolation goal after having Martin Knakal sent off for dissent.
ROMANIA - Dynamo Bucharest made it 12 wins out of 12 since the start of the season and also extended their advantage at the top to 12 points after Claudiu Niculescu crashed in a free kick from 35 metres to hand them a 1-0 win at Gloria Bistrita while champions Steaua Bucahrest lost 2-1 at third-placed Otelul Galati.
Still reeling from a 4-1 Champions league defeat by Real Madrid, Steaua suffered another setback in the title race after their former player Marius Baciu and Emil Jula scored for Otelul against the run of play.